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August 16, 2022

Catholic schools return with new staff, focus on safety, student growth

School is back in session for the 2022-2023 school year for the 12 Catholic high schools and 45 Catholic primary schools in the Archdiocese.

August 16, 2022

St. Peter Catholic names new principal, moves forward with renovations

The future opening of St. Peter Catholic — A Career and Technical High School has just gotten a big boost. Dr. Marc Martinez was hired Aug. 1 as its principal, and he brings with him a wealth of experience in Catholic education to lead this school to an exciting future.

August 16, 2022

Five years since Harvey, faith still flows freely

For Father Martin Eke, and like millions of his Texas neighbors, everything changed that day, Aug. 25, 2017, when Harvey made landfall.

August 16, 2022

Evangelization along the shores of Galveston-Houston reaches 183 years

For nearly two centuries, evangelization efforts along the Gulf Coast continue as hundreds of thousands of seafarers from around the world visit the ports in the Archdiocese each year.

August 16, 2022

Texas Catholic Herald wins quartet of Catholic press awards

The Texas Catholic Herald won four Catholic Press Awards during the Catholic Media Conference in Portland, Oregon, on July 7.

August 16, 2022

Catholic Extension launches program for Uvalde children in wake of shooting

Chicago-based Catholic Extension launched the first of many initiatives it has planned over the next 18 months to support Uvalde, following the devastation of the Robb Elementary mass shooting. In July, the local Teresian Sisters hosted a summer camp for Uvalde students.

August 16, 2022

La necesidad creciente de sacerdotes hispanos impulsa el lanzamiento de un nuevo Club Serra de habla hispana

Según un informe nacional de la Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de los Estados Unidos (EE.UU.), por cada sacerdote católico en los EE.UU. hay una población de 1,230 católicos, pero la proporción es mucho mayor para los hispanos, solo un sacerdote hispano por cada 9,925 católicos hispanos.

August 16, 2022

HENRITZE: The origin story of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

The devotion to the Immaculate Heart is almost as old as the Church itself.

August 16, 2022

SAMUELS: In the presence of a future saint: Servant of God Sister Thea Bowman

Have you heard of Sister Thea? Meet Servant of God Sister Thea Bowman, a woman who helped change the world for Christ.

August 16, 2022

MAYA: Forgiveness opens pathways for a fulfilled future

As I witness how either an academic or technical education can be a pathway to a young person’s fulfilling future, I invite you to join me in praying to St. Joseph and St. Thomas Aquinas to intercede for all young people on their journeys.

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